Location of ARPANET Protocol Handbook or its successor, online

Frank McConnell fmc at reanimators.org
Thu Jul 2 23:20:28 CDT 2020

On Jul 2, 2020, at 19:49, Will Senn via cctalk wrote:
> On 7/2/20 9:38 PM, Frank McConnell via cctalk wrote:
>> On Jul 2, 2020, at 18:55, s shumaker via cctalk wrote:
>>> NTRL has 3 published versions listed with two available as pdf downloads;
>>> go here and search on the author name
>>> https://ntrl.ntis.gov/NTRL/
>>>  Steve
>> Searching on author Feinler confirmed my recollection of a successor document, the “DDN Protocol Handbook” in three volumes.  (Volume 1 available as PDF from this source.)  These collect RFCs and other documents, often with MIL-STD numbers.  Not entirely replaceable from the IETF’s RFC filepile.
>> -Frank McConnell
> Frank,
> Great find. Thanks!

The one you are looking for describes the NCP-era ARPANET.  The “DDN Protocol Handbook” describes the IP/TCP-era DDN.

-Frank McConnell

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